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Begins a sculpture, Mars and Venus, later reworked as Mars Bringing Peace, cf. D174, which in turn becomes the starting point for Mars and Cupid, A7.

Primary sources

  • 18.6.1805 from C.F. Stanley to C.F.F. Stanley.
  • 1.7.1805 from Herman Schubart to Thorvaldsen.
  • Schreiben an Goethe über einige Arbeiten in Rom lebender Künstler. Im Sommer 1805 from A.W. Schlegel to Goethe.

Other references

  • Thiele II, p. 47-48.

Last updated 10.08.2014